Woman injured by falling branch

A woman was injured today after a falling branch hit her on the head near the national stadium on Majeedhee Magu in Malé, reports local media.

According to police, a branch fell off from a tree in Galolhu Heenaamage around 12:10pm due to strong winds. The woman was taken to Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital for treatment of head injuries.

The fallen branch also damaged four parked motorcycles and a shop in the area.